bulimia nervosa

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin bulimia, from Ancient Greek βουλῑμία (boulīmía, ravenous hunger), from βοῦς (boûs, ox) + λῑμός (līmós, hunger, famine).

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bulimia nervosa (uncountable)

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  1. An eating disorder characterized by a binge-and-purge cycle: extreme overeating followed by self-induced vomiting; bulimia.

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Noun[edit]

bulimia nervosa f (uncountable)

  1. bulimia (eating disorder characterised by a binge-and-purge cycle)